Member Newsletter of IABC India | March 2017
Your Monthly News & Updates

Thank you for being an IABC Member! The newly constituted Board of the India Chapter aims to revive the activities of the Chapter and revitalize it while growing its membership base. To this end, we solicit your ideas, suggestions, and support in rebuilding the India Chapter of IABC. This newsletter is the first step towards creating a new and energised IABC community in India. 

Welcome to the first edition of our monthly member newsletter. In this issue, we look back at a few recently concluded and forthcoming IABC events, and provide you access to some great member-only resources including an upcoming webinar and an e-book download as well as the March issue of the Communication World (CW) Magazine as part of your membership benefits. Every month, we will feature one of YOU in the Member Spotlight section, so we know each other better. We encourage you to share your profile to be featured in the forthcoming issues of this newsletter. 

March is Member Month at IABC.  Join IABC or  reinstate your membership during March for a 10% discount and a $40 waiver on application fee. You’ll also be entered to win a VIP World Conference prize.

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iABC India Board Members

Subhamoy Das (Gurgaon) - President
Bish Mukherjee
(Sydney) - Immediate Past President
Ashwani Singla
(Gurgaon) - Vice President
Aniisu Verghese
(Bangalore) - Treasurer
Swati Sharma
(Gurgaon) - Director, Membership
Avani Ekbote Mahindra
(Mumbai) - Director, Programs
Pavan Kumar Nerella
(Hyderabad) - Director, IT and Website
Latest News
Last month, three of our IABC Board members attended the Leadership Institute (LI) in Dallas, TX from February 23-125, 2017. LI is an event for IABC chapter leaders to come together to share best practices and learn to create programs and services that keep members active and involved.

You can view the presentations on the LI page link above. Also: Watch the replay of a special Leadership Forum recap of Leadership Institute. 
Member Spotlight
Know your fellow IABC Member

SAIMA SHARIF is an Accredited Business Communicator (ABC) and among the five ABCs in India and about 800 across the world. She is also a Director on the IABC's APAC Board. Her two decades of communications experience and passion for Internal Communication has inspired her to set-up Crimson Communicare, an agency that provides end-to-end solutions for all Internal Communication needs - from measurement to ideation to execution. 

Register now for our next IABC Asia Pacific webinar on Crisis Communication presented by  Aisha Rashid, a Public Relations professional with 40 years’ experience from IABC Malaysia.


by Diane Gayeski, Ph.D.: This manual provides a road map to managing the new landscape of business communication and to your developing career. Whether you already are or hope to be a communications leader, there’s something in it for you.
Global Business: Lead Communication—Make Real Impact: This year's IABC World Conference will be held in Washington D.C. from June 11–14. Register before March 31 and you’ll be entered to win a free hotel room night. Know more...

FUSION: IABC APAC is proud to present the inaugural edition of our Regional Conference in Singapore to connect communicators across the Asia Pacific region. Mark your calendar for August 23-25 and Register here.

Communication World March 2017
This month's issue of IABC's CW magazine looks at ways communications professionals can build cultures where employees feel free to speak up when they see problems. It also covers ways we can take a strategic look at the employee experience, and highlight some of the top communication trends for 2017.
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